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UPDATED: CRTC gives Ice 50 days to get Sugar Mobile customers off Rogers network
GATINEAU – The CRTC today told Ice Wireless that allowing its Sugar Mobile customers to roam constantly on the Rogers Wireless network violates its roaming agreement and that it has 50 days to stop. Read more

Canadian media companies need scale to compete globally, fight piracy, says Bell's Oosterman
TORONTO — The media industry is “filled with promise”, said Wade Oosterman, group president for Bell Canada, but competing in a global economy offers a wide variety of battles to be fought on many fronts. Read more

Commission sets final terms and conditions (not rates) for wholesale mobile wireless roaming tariffs
GATINEAU – Today, the CRTC announced changes to the proposed final terms and conditions for the mandated mandated wholesale roaming offered by Bell, Rogers and Telus. Read more

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Cogeco scoops up Briand et Moreau Cable
MONTREAL - Cogeco Connexion has acquired Quebec cableco Briand et Moreau Câble Inc., the company said Wednesday. Read more

Telus announces $1 million in Manitoba community funding
WINNIPEG – Telus officially launched the Telus Manitoba Community Board on Wednesday, led by board chair Dave Johnston, retired president and COO of Great West Life's Canadian Division. Read more

Radioplayer Canada launches with over 400 stations, including CBC/Radio-Canada
TORONTO - Digital radio streaming app Radioplayer Canada launched Wednesday, billed as a partnership between the country’s private radio broadcasters, CBC/Radio-Canada, and campus and community stations. Read more

TSN set to get funnier with return of Jay Onrait, Dan O’Toole
TORONTO – Canadian sports broadcasting duo Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole will return to TSN this fall after a four year stint at Fox in the Read more

Pentefountas parting ways with Stingray
MONTREAL – Former CRTC vice-chair Tom Pentefountas is leaving his role at Stingray Digital Group next month for new, unspecified opportunities. Read more

CTV orders two more seasons of hit Canadian drama 'Cardinal'
TORONTO – CTV has greenlit a second and third cycle of its new dramatic thriller Cardinal for broadcast in 2017/18, marking the first time that the broadcaster has ordered two consecutive seasons of a drama. Read more

Film, TV productions generate more than $2 billion for Toronto
TORONTO - Film, television, digital and commercial productions poured $2.01 billion in to Toronto’s coffers last year, breaking the previous record of $1.5 billion set in 2015, the city said this week. Read more

TSN, Sportsnet, ready marathon coverage of NHL trade day
TORONTO – Sports rivals TSN and Sportsnet are readying their multi-platform coverage of Wednesday’s NHL trade deadline day activity. Read more

New Makeful series turns up the heat on aspiring chefs
TORONTO - Blue Ant Media’s lifestyle specialty channel Makeful is giving several passionate home cooks the chance to become a restaurant chef for one day in its new original TV series Home Chef To Pro Chef. Read more

SaskTel to bring high speed Internet to 15 more rural areas
REGINA - SaskTel has announced plans to expand its High Speed Internet network in a number of rural areas in the province in 2017/18. Read more

Telesat deepens relationship with maritime broadband provider NSSLGlobal
OTTAWA and REDHILL, SURREY, UK – Telesat has expanded its agreement with NSSL Global in a move that sees the UK-based company contract a satellite transponder on Telesat’s Telstar 12 Read more

Shaw closes $300M senior notes offering
CALGARY – Shaw said Tuesday that it has closed its offering of C$300 million principal amount of 3.80% senior notes due March 1, 2027. Read more


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May 30, 2017
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12th Annual Clearcable Technology Summit
June 22, 2017
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